Category Archives: 10to20 – still red

Wines available from UK independents at between £10 and £20

Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre 2010

Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre, AOC Saint Julien, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2010 This wine: lot No. LPLP1001 153B14 (below front label), a blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 30% merlot, 8% petit verdot, 2% cabernet franc; coated natural cork closure, 13.5% … Continue reading

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Petit Causse Minervois 2017

P & M Chabbert, Domaine de Petit Causse, Griotte de Ventajou, AOP Minervois, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2017 On AOP Minervois. This wine: lot No. LG17 (on rear label), a blend of syrah, grenache noir and carignan; oaked with some percentage … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Armelot VdF 2016

Mas Sibert, Armelot, Vin de France (Fos, Herault, Languedoc), 2016 On Vin de France (VdF) VdF, since 2010 replacing the Vin de Table category, is not only the entry quality level for French wine, but can also be a source … Continue reading

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Rouviole Revenant VdF 2015

La Rouviole, Cuvee Le Revenant, [Languedoc (now Occitanie)], Vin de France, 2015 On Vin de France In 2009 the EU introduced a regulatory framework for wine. Subsequently, by 2012, for France, this meant a change from AOC to AOP (though … Continue reading

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J-L Colombo White CdR 2014

Jean-Luc Colombo, La Redonne, AOC Cotes du Rhone, Northern Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France, 2014 On roussanne and viognier. This wine: lot No. L11-06-01 (on back label), a blend of 70% viognier with roussanne (for its acidity); Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure … Continue reading

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Nero di Troia Puglia 2018

Maree d’Ione, Organic, Nero di Troia (aka Uva di Troia), IGP Puglia, Italy, 2018 On IGP Puglia. On uva di troia aka nero di troia. This wine: lot No. L9-126 (on back label), organic, varietal nero di troia, Diam 3 … Continue reading

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Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir Tasmania 2014

Tamar Ridge, Pinot Noir, Wine of Australia, Tasmania, Australia, 2014 This wine: lot No. L160216 (below front label), varietal pinot noir, screw cap closure, 13% abv, Wine Society, £18 (11/18) Consumer tasting note: pale hued with unassertive tannins and decent … Continue reading

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